New England Journal of Entrepreneurship: Volume 6 Issue 2 , Open Access


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Documentaries: Both informing and entertaining new zealanders

William De Friez, Veronica McCarthy

William (“Bill”) De Friez and Veronica (“Ronni”) McCarthy own and operate Raconteur Film and Television Productions located in downtown Christchurch. Bill serves as part-time…

The bay house café: Against all odds

Dudley-Anne Thomson

Dudley-Anne Thomson is the current manager of the Bay House Café, located10 kilometers from Westport, South Island, New Zealand. She rents the space from Brian Finlayson and…


Turning a hobby into millions

Philip King

Before Philip King sold his five bookstores in Christchurch roughly 10 years ago to Whitcoulls, a large Australian-owned bookstore and office supplies operation, he hardly fancied…


Jade software: Getting ready to tackle america

Sir Gilbert Simpson

Sir Gil Simpson is one of New Zealand℉s pioneers in software development, having started in the field in 1967. He holds steadfast to his dream that one day his approach to…

The region and the smaller enterprise: A discussion of appropriate investigative methodologies

Ian Pownall

Regional policy instruments are typically driven by economic rationales, from either a firm or industrial perspective. Yet too often, these rationales are taken as ex ante to the…


Collective entrepreneurship in family firms: The influence of leader attitudes and behaviors

Jun Yan, Ritch L. Sorenson

Collective entrepreneurship is the synergism that emerges from a collective and that propels it beyond the current state by seizing opportunities without regard to resources under…


Propensity to trust, purchase experience, and trusting beliefs of unfamiliar e-commerce ventures

Gregory B. Murphy

Trust has become a major issue among online shoppers. This underresearched subject will predictably determine the success or failure of e-commerce vendors. The lack of…


Musings of a serial entrepreneur‐ reconciling theory with practice

Joseph E. Levangie

To reminisce about my entrepreneurial career with appropriate self-importance, I might note that I have helped create companies and jobs. This contributes in a small way to…

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